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Lot 0587
A LOUIS XV STYLE ORMOLU MOUNTED MAHOGANY MARBLE TOP VITRINE, MODERN, in the Napoleon III taste, the inset elliptical verde antico figured marble within a bead ormolu edge, over a wide frieze mounted with Bacchic masks within goat motif rinceaux scrolls, over a singled, bowed cupboard door, opening to a white upholstered interior, the back with button tufting, centering a single oval glazed shelf, within two bowed glazed side panels, flanked by aesthetic crowned female mask ormolu mounted stiles, over a serpentine brass mounted skirt, centering a single drawer, raised on foliate rocaille ormolu mounted knee cabriole legs, ending in ormolu mounted feet, joined by a lower stretcher shelf with applied repeating motif ormolu trim. Height: 59 1/4" Width: 28 1/2" Depth: 16 1/2"


Some wear to the veneered surface, patina on ormolu, expected surface wear throughout, door does not shut completely, but overall in very good condition, wear commensurate with age and use.

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Estimate $1,200 - $1,800May 20, 2018